Category Archives: 2014 Goals

Weight Watchers – Week 8

I lost eight-tenths of a  pound this week.  That’s now down 15.2 pounds (overall) in eight weeks – putting me at 177.6 pounds (from 192.8 pounds). But, really, it’s a cheat.  I got weighed today before breakfast.  That’s when you … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers – Week 7

This week was hard.  But, it turned out to be a big week.  I lost 2.2 pounds this week.  That’s now down 14.4 pounds (overall) in seven weeks – putting me at 178.4 pounds (from 192.8 pounds). This is the … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers – Week 6

I lost 0.2 pounds this week. That’s now down 12.2 pounds (overall) in six weeks – putting me at 180.6 pounds (from 192.8 pounds). Two-tenths of a pound is a joke.  But, at least it’s not a gain. I need … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers – Week 5

I lost 2.4 pounds this week. That’s now down 12 pounds (overall) in five weeks – putting me at 180.8 pounds (from 192.8 pounds). Five days ago, we had to rush my wife into her second serious emergency surgery in … Continue reading

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Workout – 12/5/14

I went for a run this morning after breakfast. It was the first time running in 3 weeks (to the day).  The first half of that layoff was due to my wife’s unexpected and serious surgery.  There was too much … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Back @ Weight Watchers

I lost 1.2 pounds this week.  That’s now down 10.4 pounds in three weeks – putting me at 182.4 pounds (from 192.8 pounds). One point two pounds is a joke.  That’s really not a loss.  But, I guess it’s better … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/14/14

I went for a 5K run today around 10 AM.  It was cold – forty degrees – and a tad windy.  But, I took off Wednesday and yesterday it rained.  So, I really wanted to get out there today. At … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/11/14

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. My legs were sore and stiff from yesterday.  And, when I started running, my chest muscles were painfully tight.  Then, my right IT Band started hurting.  But, I pressed on and … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/10/14

It’s been 3 weeks since I last went for a run.  The layoff was not by choice.  I had a terrible, painful, persistent cough since October 25th.  And, today was the first day that I was cough-free. I took my … Continue reading

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Returing To Weight Watchers

Well, it took ten months.  But, I have returned to Weight Watchers. It’s more money that I wanted to spend – with the membership, eTools, etc.  And, I let them talk me into using an ActiveLink app too.  But, if … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/21/14

The rain has yet to arrive today.  In fact, it’s beautiful outside – not too hot, not too cold, no wind, blue skies.  It’s the perfect day to go for a run – so, I did a 5K after breakfast. … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/20/14

I took yesterday off since my legs were sore from the race on Saturday.  But, this morning, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. For the sake of wanting to accomplish something, I took my “easier” (mostly flat) 5K … Continue reading

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My 15th “5K” Race (Ever)

I did it again.  This is the 4th 5K race in a row – although my first race in 11 months – where I could not run the whole thing.  Towards the end of this one, I want to say … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/15/14

The forecasted super-soaker rain has yet to appear here today.  So, I went for a 5K run after breakfast.  And, I attempted my “hardest” route again – even though I failed at it yesterday and it is super humid this … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/14/14

I woke up this morning a tad sore and not feeling well.  My head fells heavy, congested somewhat, from hay fever. It’s also unseasonably warm today.  And, it’s very humid. Still, after breakfast, I pushed myself to go for a … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/13/14

I really wanted to get out there today since I was not able to run over the past three days (due to family commitments).  So, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. I took my “harder” route again. The … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/9/14

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I really wanted to get out there.  It’s a beautiful day.  Plus, tomorrow, I know I will not have time to run.  Too many plans.  Ditto on Sunday.  And, the forecast … Continue reading

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Workout -10/8/14

I was not feeling great this morning.  But, it’s a beautiful day outside.  So, I decided to push myself by going for a 5K run – and using my harder (but not hardest) route. Man, it was hard.  But, I … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/7/14

I went out for a 5K run after breakfast today since the forecasted rain was still hiding. I ran the 3.1 miles in 27 minutes and 6 seconds. This one was very hard.  I had to really push myself.  And, … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/6/14

I wanted to go for a 5K run this morning.  But, my stomach felt sick after breakfast.  Still, the forecast for tomorrow is rain.  So, I really wanted to get out there today.  And, before dinner, I went for a … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/5/14

Went for a 5K run after breakfast today.  It was cool out there.  The news said it was the coldest day of the year since April 26th. I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 26 minutes and 30 seconds.

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Workout – 10/3/14

Today is a huge milestone. I went for a 5K run after breakfast and ran the whole 3.1 miles.  I cannot remember the last time that happened.  Could be a year…maybe/probably longer. It was hard – and I had to … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/1/14

I never got out yesterday to run – too many things to do for work.  And, it was raining this morning. So, I went out for a 5K run before dinner this evening, once it stopped raining. I got to … Continue reading

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Workout – 9/29/14

I as soooo not feeling it this morning.  I was tired.  And, I ate too much bad food this weekend.  Lastly, I have been a bit depressed lately.  Yet, I pushed myself and went for a 5K run after breakfast. … Continue reading

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Workout – 9/27/14

Not sure what to make of this one? I went for a 5K run after breakfast.  I got to 2.5 miles before breaking down.  In total, I covered the 3.1 miles in 27 minutes and 40 seconds. I am really … Continue reading

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